Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
Lebanon, NH        603.448.2221


Trust and Estate Planning Attorney
Portland, ME or Manchester, NH
Drummond Woodsum is looking for an experienced Trust and Estate Planning lawyer to join its practice. The candidate should have 7+ years of experience with a focus on estate planning, tax planning, and trusts and estates administration in Maine or New Hampshire. 
Drummond Woodsum is a growing professional services firm with a collaborative and supportive  culture that makes it a highly desirable place to practice law.  This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits available.  

Please submit your resume and letter of interest via e-mail to hr@dwmlaw.com. No phone calls, please.

Help Desk Technician
Portland, Maine
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full time member to join our Tech Support team. This position will is based in our Portland, ME office, but there will be occasions that travel to our Portsmouth, Manchester and Lebanon, NH locations will be needed.

The ideal candidate will be someone who:
  • has an advanced aptitude for technology and is technically savvy 
  • can quickly learn and excel in specialized software programs
  • thrives in a multi-faceted, teamwork-oriented environment
  • will be self-motivated, personally committed to excellence, and interested in being part of a closely knit team of attorneys and staff
  • is able to present ideas and technical information in a user friendly manner
  • is detailed oriented with good decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • has keen attention to detail
  • has the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in demanding situations and will respond positively and accurately to a variety of requests
  • understands various learning needs and has the ability to adapt to varying communication styles  

The skills needed for this position include:
  • advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • excellent technical knowledge of standard hardware, software, and peripheral accessories
  • strong written and oral communication skills and ability to comprehend technical manuals and procedural documentation
  • knowledge of video conferencing services 
  • knowledge of Citrix connectivity and functions
  • experience with document management systems and legal services technology is a plus

Responsibilities include:
  • support IT Manager on a variety of projects
  • respond to telephone calls, emails and customer requests for technical support
  • work with systems and computer hardware vendors to resolve issues
  • use provided Tech Support tools to document, track and monitor issues
  • educate users on proper procedures, usage, and functionality of firm software and equipment
  • applying updates for both hardware and software
  • daily remote support for all offices and home users
  • equipment set-up and break-down including videoconferencing

Prior experience in a legal setting is a plus, but we are willing to train the right person who has a combination of technical skills and experience along with the motivation and ability to learn new skills.  If you would like to join our exceptional staff, please submit your resume and letter of interest via e-mail to hr@dwmlaw.com. No phone calls, please. 

Legal Assistant
Portland, Maine
Drummond Woodsum is seeking a legal assistant to join its litigation group in our Portland office. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and positive attitude, be tech-savvy, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and dynamic workplace. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Supporting attorneys in our litigation practice group
  • Preparation of legal documents, including pleadings, correspondence, and discovery material
  • Preparing for hearings, trials, client meetings, and depositions
  • Provide administrative support to timekeepers such as processing incoming and outgoing mail, screening phone calls, scheduling couriers, and greeting clients in a professional and courteous manner
  • Draft legal documents and correspondence for attorney review

  • Be accurate, detail-oriented, and have strong attention to detail
  • Take initiative and be proactive
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills; excellent spelling punctuation and grammar/general proofreading ability
  • System proficiency: general knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and PDF processing

This is a full-time position, with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits available. For consideration, please apply with your resume and cover letter by email to hr@dwmlaw.com.  


Real Estate Paralegal
Portland, Maine

Drummond Woodsum is seeking a full time Real Estate Paralegal.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in all phases of real estate transactions including title examinations; preparation of title insurance commitments and policies; drafting deeds and other real estate documents.  Other work will include assisting attorneys with real estate transactions including:  drafting, organizing and preparing documents; coordinating loan closings; funding and disbursement; drafting settlement statements; assisting with closings; coordinating post-closing follow-up including recording documents, organizing and indexing files; and overseeing preparation of closing document binders.

Skill requirements for this position are: understanding of real estate transactions; title examination, analysis and underwriting experience; advanced proficiency in Word and Excel; outstanding writing skills; first-rate customer service; attention to details; exceptional, yet flexible, organizational skills; personal motivation and ability to direct one’s own work.  If you enjoy a challenge and would like to join our top-notch staff, please submit your resume and letter of interest via e-mail to hr@dwmlaw.com. No phone calls, please.

Drummond Woodsum offers a generous benefits package including your choice of medical/dental plans with wellness reimbursements, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k/Profit Sharing plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, personal and sick time, on-site subsidized parking, longevity bonuses and more.


Drummond Woodsum is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, veteran's status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our Firm's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Drummond Woodsum maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals and covered veterans. EOE M/F/V/D

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